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[movies]Teaching With Sound Films - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films Inc.
Early sound film on techniques of using sound educational films in the classroom. With sound on film showing teacher showing films in classroom before students, and students participating in discussion about films. Includes excerpts from early Erpi sound films. From Educational Film Catalogue (1939): "Based upon research and experimentation, this picture depicts methods of using the sound film in the classroom...
Downloads: 578 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Unique Contribution, The (Part II) - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
How educational films contribute to teaching and learning. With many examples taken from scientific and historical films.
Keywords: Motion pictures: In education
Downloads: 1,734 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Belonging to the Group (Respect as a Human Value) - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films

Downloads: 146 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Tippy, Our Town Dog - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films, Inc.
Shows Tippy, a Terrier, who runs away and acquires a new master.
Downloads: 61
[movies]Visit to the Waterworks, A - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films Inc.
ELEMENTARY SCHOOL TEACHER TAKES CLASS ON FIELD TRIP TO CITY WATERWORKS. GUIDE EXPLAINS PLANT OPERATION--STORAGE TANKS, LABORATORY WATER TESTING FOR PURITY, FILTRATION, CHEMICAL TREATMENT. PUMPS SUPPLY FIRE DEPARTMENT, STREET CLEANING, LAUNDRY.
Downloads: 423 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies]Getting Along With Parents - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films, Inc.
Shows the conflict between six teen-agers and their respective parents in a situation designed to provoke discussion. Emphasizes that each generation must recognize the other's differences in upbringing, thinking and feeling and be willing to compromise on solutions to problems.
Downloads: 69
[movies]Jean and Her Dolls - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Jean confides to a friend that her doll is catching the measles. Jean's brother overhears the remark and paints red spots on her doll's face. In return for the trick, Jean paints a 'MEASLES, KEEP OUT' sign.
Downloads: 430 2.50 out of 5 stars2.50 out of 5 stars2.50 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies]Junior Rodeo Daredevils - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
High-school students in a small western town participate in a junior rodeo.
Downloads: 124
[movies]This Vital Earth - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films, Inc.

Downloads: 351 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Using the Bank - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
MAN DEPOSITS CASH & CHECK IN SAVINGS ACCOUNT, RECEIVES INTEREST, BORROWS MONEY FOR HIS BUSINESS, SIGNS NOTE FOR IT, OPENS CHECKING ACCOUNT, ENTERS TRANSACTIONS IN CHECKBOOK, & GETS CHANGE FOR HIS STORE. SHOWS BANK VAULT, WORK OF FEDERAL RESERVE BANK.
Downloads: 87
[movies]Synthetic Fibers: Nylon and Rayon - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Reveals how modern science and technology have made possible the development of new artificial fibers for making textiles -- specifically rayon and nylon. Portrays some of the processes used in making these fibers, ways in which they are useful to man and characteristic of the textiles made from them.
Downloads: 63
[movies]Care of the Skin - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
DEMONSTRATES GOOD HABITS OF CLEANLINESS. SHOWS THE PROPER WAY TO WASH HANDS & FACE, TO CLEAN NAILS & TO BATHE. ANIMATED DRAWINGS DESCRIBE THE STRUCTURE OF THE SKIN & EXPLAIN WHY SOAP IS NECESSARY FOR CLEANLINESS.
Downloads: 49
[movies]Man and His Culture - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Shows, in the imaginative form of a 'REPORT FROM OUTER SPACE,' how the ways of mankind might appear to visitors from another planet. Considers the things most cultures have in common and the ways they change as they pass from one generation to the next.
Downloads: 62
[movies]Problems of Housing - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Modernizing antiquated U.S. housing stock to bring it up to health and safety standards.
Keywords: Houses and homes; World War II: Postwar issues; Architecture
Downloads: 3,967 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Our Community - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films, Inc.
Illustrates important community functions and services. Depicts police and fire protection, health safeguards, and park and recreational facilities. Points out how members of the community are interdependent. Some footage of Howdy Doody, which you don't expect to see in an EBF film. Not to be confused with the 1969 EBEC film Our Community.
Downloads: 141
[movies]Synthetic Fibers: Nylon and Rayon - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Reveals how modern science and technology have made possible the development of new artificial fibers for making textiles -- specifically rayon and nylon. Portrays some of the processes used in making these fibers, ways in which they are useful to man and characteristic of the textiles made from them.
Downloads: 595 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Preface to Chemistry - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films

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[movies]English Children: Life in the City - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Presents typical events in the daily life of an English urban family. Children are shown at school, at play, at home and on a holiday at a seaside town.
Downloads: 133
[movies]The Airport in the Jet Age - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Revised edition of 'THE AIRPORT.' Explores a large metropolitan jet airport, from the traffic control tower to the baggage-processing center. Shows glimpses of hundreds of people on the job.
Downloads: 249
[movies]Southwestern States (Second Edition) - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
LIFE IN AREAS OF TEXAS, OKLAHOMA, NEW MEXICO & ARIZONA. TOPOGRAPHY, RAINFALL, IMPRINT OF SPANISH & INDIAN CULTURES, IRRIGATION, STOCK RAISING, MINING, AGRICULTURE.
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[movies]Immigration - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films, Inc.
Map-Chart technique surveys chronologically and compactly the history of immigration up to the restrictive law of 1924. Economic, political and religious motives of immigrants shown in scene in steamship office abroad. Scene at Ellis Island.
Downloads: 198
[movies]Christmas Rhapsody, A - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
The story of the little fir tree which is cut down and trimmed on Christmas Eve is retold in a modern American setting, with an unusual background of Christmas carols.
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[movies]Pilgrims, The - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Follows the Pilgrims from England to Holland and to New England. Discusses the Mayflower compact and the hardships in the New World.
Downloads: 100
[movies]Baltimore Plan, The - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films Inc.
Great footage of slums, poor housing, slum clearance, rehabilitation African Americans
Downloads: 142
[movies]Making Films That Teach - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films, Inc.
Made to commemorate the 25th anniversary of Encyclopaedia Britannica Films, this film shows the steps in the process of producing educational films, including scripting, shooting, editing and capturing of sound.
Keywords: Motion pictures: In education
Downloads: 11,079 2.00 out of 5 stars2.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Centralization and Decentralization - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Depicts the problems created by the gradual transfer of decision making from local committees to centralized bodies operating at state and national levels. Suggests the need for preserving a balance between local and central authority.
Downloads: 472 2.00 out of 5 stars2.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Unique Contribution, The (Part I) - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
How educational films contribute to teaching and learning. With many examples taken from scientific and historical films.
Keywords: Motion pictures: In education
Downloads: 2,346 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Baby's Day at 12 Weeks, A - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
"In this picture the infant is followed through his domestic day from the time of his waking at six o'clock in the morning until the final breast feeding at ten o'clock at night. His dressing, bathing, feeding, daytime naps, play, and general care are presented in concrete detail along with an interpretation of the significance of his various reactions. For the most part the picture is non-technical and well suited for viewing by groups interested in the training and care of the infant." Produce...
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[movies]Don't Get Angry - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Social guidance film for middle school age children on anger management
Downloads: 101
[movies]Cancer - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
DESCRIBES THE NATURE OF CANCER & ITS DETECTION & TREATMENT.
Downloads: 117
[movies]Care of the Hair and Nails - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
A fairy tale character uses magic to help youngsters learn good health habits.
Keywords: Health and hygiene
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[movies]Building a Highway - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films, Inc.
Major steps in the construction of a two-lane (pre-Interstate) highway.
Keywords: Infrastructure: Roads and highways
Downloads: 6,532 1.50 out of 5 stars1.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Eat for Health - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Using the five fingers of each hand as a check off device, the film identifies a food group with each finger. Using this system, Ralph learns to eat a balanced diet and has more fun because of his better health.
Downloads: 93
[movies]Iran: Between Two Worlds - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Iran at the time of the 1953 U.S.-backed coup d'etat.
Keywords: Iran
Downloads: 12,408 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(5 reviews)
[movies]Black Bear Twins (Second Edition) - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Reveals the habits and characteristics of bears by following a day's adventures of two mischievous cubs. Includes scenes of their invasion of a nearby camp.
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[movies]Bus Driver, The - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
DEPICTS A TRIP TAKEN BY A YOUNG BOY & HIS FATHER FROM NEW YORK TO PITTSBURGH. SHOWS HOW THE BUS DRIVER MEETS DRIVING HAZARDS, SERVES HIS PASSENGERS & KEEPS HIS BUS IN CIRCULATION. Skeletal Entry
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[movies]Passenger Train, The - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films, Inc.
Contents. An account of a train journey. Passengers arrive by cabs at the station. After they purchase their tickets, they pass through the gates to the track where their train is waiting. The streamlined Diesel engine locomotive stands ready for the trip. Mr. Shroder, the engineer, checks over his controls, and his attendant in_x001F_spects the big motors. Final preparations are made for departure...
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[movies]Fire - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
USE OF FIRE IN COOKING, HEATING, PRODUCING LIGHT, & DESTROYING RUBBISH. REQUISITES OF ALL FIRES -- FUEL, OXYGEN & KINDLING, TEMPERATURE -- ARE SHOWN & IN ANIMATION THE ACTIONS OF GASES WITHIN FIRE. CONTROL OF BURNING, RESULTS OF CARELESS HANDLING & PUTTING out.
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[movies]Puppetry: String Marionettes - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Accompanies a little boy as he visits a puppeteer's workshop and reveals the craftsman at work constructing one of the marionettes - carving the wooden parts, assembling the pieces, and adding the costume. Demonstrates the manipulation of marionette strings for the basic actions of walking, gesturing, nodding, and sitting. Concludes with episode from Hansel and Gretel.
Downloads: 40
[movies]China Under Communism - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Depicts various phases of Chinese life. Describes China's most critical social and economic problems.
Downloads: 191
[movies]Doctor, The - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Skeletal Entry
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[movies]Early Settlers of New England (Salem 1626-1629) - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Dramatized impressions of the life of the pioneer settlers in a New England colony.
Keywords: U.S. History: Colonial
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[movies]Twins Are Individuals: From Infancy to Adolescence - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Uses animation to consider lives of two identical twins who develop completely different personalities. Comments on leveling power of American Society. In collaboration with Dr. Arnold Gesell and the Clinic of Child Development, Yale University Great footage of scientific study of identical twin girls from infancy to 13.5 years old. 11:42:01:15 Two sets of disembodied arms in lab coats place two identical twins in crib; VS blonde haired baby twins...
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[movies]Twins Are Individuals: From Infancy to Adolescence - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Uses animation to consider lives of two identical twins who develop completely different personalities. Comments on leveling power of American Society. In collaboration with Dr. Arnold Gesell and the Clinic of Child Development, Yale University Great footage of scientific study of identical twin girls from infancy to 13.5 years old. 11:42:01:15 Two sets of disembodied arms in lab coats place two identical twins in crib; VS blonde haired baby twins...
Downloads: 763 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Using the Bank - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
MAN DEPOSITS CASH & CHECK IN SAVINGS ACCOUNT, RECEIVES INTEREST, BORROWS MONEY FOR HIS BUSINESS, SIGNS NOTE FOR IT, OPENS CHECKING ACCOUNT, ENTERS TRANSACTIONS IN CHECKBOOK, & GETS CHANGE FOR HIS STORE. SHOWS BANK VAULT, WORK OF FEDERAL RESERVE BANK.
Downloads: 167
[movies]Immunization (Second edition) - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Explains what immunization is and how it is built up either by having a disease or by being inoculated with vaccine. Shows how smallpox vaccine is produced and used, how diphtheria toxins are treated to produce toxoids, and the type of program of treatment necessary to produce lasting immunity. Credits the scientists and commercial laboratories for their work in developing vaccines. This film shows the process of testing vaccinations on animals and through animation simulations of microscopic ac...
Downloads: 95
[movies]Eat for Health - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Ralph learns the five food groups, helping him to eat a balanced diet, and has more fun because of his better health.
Keywords: Health and hygiene; Food; Nutrition
Downloads: 5,352,775 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(11 reviews)
[movies]Airport, The - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Functions of the modern airport, showing all aspects of airline passenger service.
Keywords: Aviation: Operations; Transportation: Air
Downloads: 16,421 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(5 reviews)
[movies]Office Etiquette - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
DO'S AND DON'TS FILM. PORTRAYS WAYS IN WHICH OFFICE ETIQUETTE CONTRIBUTES TO SUCCESS IN OFFICE RELATIONSHIPS. THE TYPICAL SITUATIONS INCLUDE APPLYING FOR A JOB, REPORTING FOR WORK THE 1ST DAY, PERFORMING ROUTINE SECRETARIAL DUTIES, & TELEPHONE COURTESY. Office Etiquette is one of the many films that follows a young woman who is seeking a secretarial job. It makes the off-center but accurate point that success in the office is gauged by behavior and interpersonal relationships as well as competen...
Downloads: 88
[movies]Bus Driver, The - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Father and son travel by bus from New York to Pittsburgh in the days when bus travel still attracted elite passengers.
Keywords: Transportation: Bus
Downloads: 8,645 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(9 reviews)
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